Butterfly Pea Powder (Clitoria ternatea)
The enchanting blue color of Butterfly Pea Powder is not just visually appealing; it can be used creatively in various recipes. Infuse your favorite desserts, such as cakes, macarons, and ice creams, with its captivating blue shade. Get crafty by incorporating it into smoothie bowls, cocktails, and lemonades, where it magically transforms with the addition of acidic ingredients like lemon or lime juice, turning your beverages into an eye-catching work of art.
Butterfly Pea Powder is also treasured for its use in traditional herbal remedies, believed to promote calmness, improve cognitive function, and support overall well-being. Whether you’re a culinary enthusiast, a wellness seeker, or simply someone who appreciates natural beauty, our Butterfly Pea Powder is a must-have in your pantry.
Unlock the endless possibilities of color, flavor, and health benefits with Butterfly Pea Powder – the secret ingredient that will elevate your culinary experience to new heights. Try it today and let your creativity take flight!
Benefits of Butterfly Pea Powder
Rich in antioxidants:
Butterfly Pea powder contains a high concentration of antioxidants, such as flavonoids and anthocyanins. These compounds help protect the body against oxidative stress caused by free radicals, which may contribute to various diseases.
Potential cognitive benefits:
Some studies suggest that the compounds found in butterfly pea powder may have cognitive-enhancing properties. They might help improve memory, focus, and overall brain function. However, more research is needed to confirm these effects in humans.
Natural food coloring:
Butterfly Pea powder is often used as a natural food coloring agent due to its vibrant blue color. It can be incorporated into various dishes, desserts, and beverages, giving them an attractive blue hue without the need for artificial food dyes. Butterfly Pea powder is also known as “supercolor powder”.
The presence of flavonoids in butterfly pea powder may contribute to its anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation plays a role in various chronic conditions, so consuming foods rich in anti-inflammatory compounds can have potential health benefits.
Traditionally, Butterfly Pea flowers have been used to promote digestive health. They are believed to possess mild laxative properties and may help alleviate digestive discomfort and regulate bowel movements.
Potential skin benefits:
Butterfly Pea powder is sometimes used in skincare products due to its antioxidant content. Antioxidants help protect the skin from damage caused by environmental factors and may contribute to a healthier complexion.
Improved Skin, Hair, and Eyesight:
Regular and optimal use of butterfly pea improves eyesight, as it is a rich source of antioxidants and helps to improve the blood flow to the capillaries of the eyes, thereby helping to treat blurred vision, tired eyes, retinal damage, and glaucoma. It also improves hair growth and reduces the graying of hair by the provision of bioflavonoids. Butterfly pea contains significant levels of antioxidants that help to stimulate elastin synthesis and collagen production. Thus, the skin is rejuvenated, and the signs of aging and wrinkles are reduced.
Traditional Use as Medicine
Butterfly pea helps to reduce fever by the dilation of blood vessels below the skin. It is also helpful to reduce the severity of stress on the human body and is used to treat epilepsy. Moreover, it offers antimicrobial, antitumor, and anticancer properties and significantly plays a role in improving overall health and wellness. Furthermore, it offers antidepression, antianxiety, antiasthmatic, antidiabetic, and anti-HIV properties. Its use has been reported in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine as a calmative agent, anti-stress, brain booster, and memory enhancer.
How to use Butterfly Pea Flower Powder
We mix 1/4 tsp. with appr. 8oz hot water and stir it several times. By adding ice, lemon, and honey you can create a refreshing drink
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